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ACS Budget Guidelines


• Research supplies and animal maintenance 

• Technical assistance 

• Domestic travel when necessary to carry out the proposed research program • Publication costs, including reprints 

• Costs of computer time 

• Special fees (pathology, photography, etc.) 

 • Stipends for graduate students and postdoctoral assistants if their role is to promote and sustain the project presented by the junior faculty member 

 • Equipment costing less than $2,000. Special justification is necessary for items exceeding this amount, and permission must be obtained from the Society’s Extramural Grants Department for the purchase of such equipment 

 • Registration fees at scientific meetings 


• Secretarial/Administrative salaries 

• Salary of Principal Investigator 

• Student tuition and student fees including graduate and undergraduate Foreign Travel; special consideration will be given for attendance at scientific meetings held in Canada 

• Honoraria and travel expenses for visiting lecturers 

• Foreign travel (special consideration given for attendance at scientific meetings held in Canada) 

• Books and periodicals except for required texts for coursework in the approved training plan for MRSGs. 

 • Per diem charges for hospital beds 

• Non-medical services to patients (travel to a clinical site or patient incentives are allowable expenses) 

• Office and laboratory furniture 

 • Office equipment and supplies 

 • Construction, renovation, or maintenance of buildings/laboratories • Rental of office or laboratory space 

• Recruiting and relocation expenses 

• Due and membership fees in scientific societies​